Tracking a UK Postal Order

Disclaimer
Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information provided here. However, the information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. This information is current of 23 February 2015 and is subject to change. I have no affiliated with, nor do I represent the Post Office.

Here is how I contacted the Post Office by telephone to trace a UK postal order.
First-off: call the Post Office on 03457 22 33 44.

When presented with the menu press the following options to make a postal order tracking enquiry:

5 -> Other

6 -> Other

2 -> Other

2 -> Other

Have your 10-digit Voucher ID ready.

For obtaining written evidence of a payment, you may write to:

Postal Order Correspondence Section
Post Office Ltd
1 Future Walk
Chesterfield
S49 1PF

10 Comments

  1. Sinead mc laughlin

    Hi I was wondering if you could tell me if this crossed postal order was cashed the voucher ID number is [redacted]. It was made out to a [redacted] and was posted to him his address is [redacted] on the [redacted] thanks sinead

    • Quinn

      Hi Sinead,

      I cannot help with this — these instructions were published here as I had trouble finding this information online.
      You will need to contact the Post Office by telephone or post to find out if the postal order you are enquiring about was cashed.

      Phil Quinn

  2. After going round in circles on the laptop I came upon Phil Quinn’s advice and within a minute I was sorted. Just like to say thank you for the easy steps to follow.

  3. Mrs JOY

    Hi I have made a postal order of £90 for revaluation purpose at a college.And they have returned my Postal Order.Now i need a refund on it but have lost the receipt. What should i do about it?
    Any help will be much appreciated. Thank you.

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